[SECURITY] Fedora Core 2 Update: mod_python-3.1.3-1.fc2.2

Joe Orton jorton at redhat.com
Thu Feb 10 18:51:34 UTC 2005

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 2
Name        : mod_python
Version     : 3.1.3                      
Release     : 1.fc2.2                  
Summary     : An embedded Python interpreter for the Apache Web server.
Description :
Mod_python is a module that embeds the Python language interpreter within
the server, allowing Apache handlers to be written in Python.

Mod_python brings together the versatility of Python and the power of
the Apache Web server for a considerable boost in flexibility and
performance over the traditional CGI approach.

Update Information:

Graham Dumpleton discovered a flaw affecting the publisher handler of
mod_python, used to make objects inside modules callable via URL.
A remote user could visit a carefully crafted URL that would gain access to
objects that should not be visible, leading to an information leak. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CAN-2005-0088 to this issue.

This update includes a patch which fixes this issue.

* Mon Jan 31 2005 Joe Orton <jorton at redhat.com> 3.1.3-1.fc2.2

- add security fix for CVE CAN-2005-0088 (#146656)

This update can be downloaded from:

cf23151b04a255effb2a138aaceb94f6  SRPMS/mod_python-3.1.3-1.fc2.2.src.rpm
59f9678fa03b908065cd3944bf7808a7  x86_64/mod_python-3.1.3-1.fc2.2.x86_64.rpm
d07a9c2cc5a95feb3ff830dd20d25ef5  x86_64/debug/mod_python-debuginfo-3.1.3-1.fc2.2.x86_64.rpm
e660f1f9839de749e7818cdaba49a2fb  i386/mod_python-3.1.3-1.fc2.2.i386.rpm
24ff630cfbdbda45808def9370f06231  i386/debug/mod_python-debuginfo-3.1.3-1.fc2.2.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  
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